President Obama’s old UWS apartment is for rent, CB5 wants to slow Midtown East rezoning process … and more

July 19, 2012 08:00AM

1. Yankees’ Curtis Granderson moves to the Laurel one-bedroom rental from 515 East 72nd Street [Post, 1st item]
2. Oprah sells her Chicago condo for $3M less than she paid for it in 2006 [NYDN]
3. Apartment where Barack Obama once lived hits rental market for $2,400 a month [WSJ]
4. After former townhouse re-enters market, Olivier Sarkozy finds a new downtown home [Post]
5. Community Board 5 wants to delay Midtown East rezoning process [DNAinfo]
6. MTA will begin selling ad space on front of MetroCards [NYDN]
7. Model Maryna Linchuk sells Nolita condo for $1.25M to Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond, Jr. [Post, 2nd item]
8. $90M Woolworth mansion on East 80th Street is listed among America’s most beautiful mansions [Forbes]
9. Checking in on Gov. Cuomo’s low-key itinerary in the Hamptons [NYT]
10. End is near for popular EV flea market as sale of land and adjacent church will become official in September [Local EV]
11. John Travolta and Kelly Preston eye 15,000-square-foot Alpine, N.J. mansion [Post, 5th item]
12. Bonjour brings former Crown Heights condo project to market as rentals [Crain’s]
13. Aqueduct racino rakes in $14.8M just in the first week of July [NYDN]
14. Parrish Art Museum holds last mid-summer fund-raiser before moving into new building [NYT]
15. Post columnist slams new East Village store that sells “purified” water [Post]
16. ‘Project Runaway’ turns Times Square into catwalk [NYDN]
17. Harry’s Shoes expands on the Upper West Side [DNAinfo]
18. Video explores business model of city’s growing urban farm industry [NYT]
19. For once, the Port Authority is actually ahead of schedule — Bayonne Bridge could be finished early [Post]
20. Upstate homeowners who built cottage out of sticks and mortar holds classes to show neighbors how to build similar structures [NYT]
21. Novel titled “Trump Tower” talks about what people do to land apartment in Midtown building [Post, 3rd item]
22. A look at two of the city’s tiny backyard gardens [NYT]